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Skokie Chamber of Commerce Honors jjslist.com

jjslist.com Non-Profit of The Year

Disability awareness is something we live and breathe at jjslist.com. While we enjoy our work we know there is a lot still to be done, especially when it comes to the business sector. How can businesses learn to communicate with individuals with disabilities the right…

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Disability Awareness Players

Free Disability Awareness Training – January 23rd

Done with the holiday festivities? The fun doesn’t have to stop. Join us for an interactive and engaging performance with our Disability Awareness Players.

Our Disability Awareness Players are a hit with businesses and organizations throughout Chicagoland. Our team of experts in disability – people who have…

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Planet Access Store sign

Planet Access Company Store: Last Minute Shopping For A Good Cause

I recently had the opportunity to visit the Planet Access Company Store with our NO BOUNDARIES – Train for Work, Train for Life participants. I was impressed with the quality of products for holiday gifts – candles, hats, gloves and coats to everyday wear for…

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People with Disabilities and Seniors: The Connection

On Thursday and Friday, October 3rd – 4th, the JJ’s List Disability Awareness Players did a Disability Awareness Training for the staff at North Shore Senior Center in Northfield, IL. This was the first time the JJ’s List Disability Awareness Players had facilitated a training for…

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Attend A No Boundaries Information Session

**Note: Info sessions are Sold Out!

Oct 1st – Teachers, educators, agency professionals ONLY – 4:30 – 5:30pm

Oct 2nd – Families and individuals with disabilities, ages 18 + – 6pm – 7pm

Where: 824 Dempster Street, Evanston, IL 60202

*Registration required, space is limited.

Does someone you know with disabilities need to build…

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Social Security Administration Says “No” to the R-word

Three years after Obama signed Rosa’s Law, the SSA will replace “mental retardation” with “intellectual disability.”

This move by The Social Security Administration to use appropriate terminology in its communications is a response to pressure from many in the disability community, including JJ’s List to change…

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5% Day Raffle Entries

Winner of our 5% Day Raffle!

Hundreds of you entered our raffle to win a $100 gift card to Whole Foods Market at our 5% Day event, Cupcakes & Conversation… who’s the lucky winner? Watch the video below to find out:

Congratulations! Thanks to all of you who came out in support…

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Save the Date for our Impact Showcase!

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Come Sunday Oct 28, 2012, Team JJ’s List will be out in full
force to show you how we’ve put your support in action to:

  


Meet the people who make it happen.

Watch us at work. 

Sunday Oct 28, 2012
1pm – 5pm
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A Big Store with Lots of Heart

This post was written for the JJ’s List blog by guest blogger Celene Peurye.

Quietly, without publicity or a cause-related marketing campaign, without a voting contest, this major fashion department store is helping individuals with disabilities and their families in a personal, meaningful way.

My son has…

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Kristyn and Tim practice networking with Terry, Kim and Jane

Disability Awareness Training at GSB

I have been working with JJ’s List and I always find myself learning about their presentations and workshops in which they present to different communities all over. In fact on February 17,  2012 the JJ’s List Disability Awareness Players went over to Glenview State Bank,…

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